Bloom Where You Are Planted

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“Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them” 1 Corinthians 7:17 Sometimes easier said than done…..but good to remember, and something to which we can aspire.

Summer Blooms

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“The earth laughs in flowers.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Autumn is fast approaching; enjoy the blooms before they bid us farewell!

Food for Thought

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Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak… someday in life you will have been all of these. ~George Washington Carver

Infinite Beauty

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Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. ~ John Ruskin This is so true. One need not jet off to an exotic location to see beautiful sights; they might be just outside your door. Take the time to notice nature! I made the image featured here back in Illinois last … Continued

Stormy Skies

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It is in storms that God does His finest work, for it is in storms that God has our keenest attention. ~Max Lucado

Welcome, Summer

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. ~John Lubbock

Nature’s Beauty

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  “In all things of nature there is something marvelous.” -Aristotle I had the opportunity recently to photograph the majestic sea stacks at Bandon Beach on Oregon’s southern coast. Another of the countless wonders which God has created! The beauty of nature is always there, just waiting to be admired – and it can be … Continued

Gardeners’ Wisdom

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“You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.” If you’re a gardener, you know this is true! It always amazes me how quickly the landscape transforms from sleeping to wide awake and bursting with vibrance in the spring. Though stiff winds here in eastern Idaho can make for an exceedingly short blooming … Continued